A Story of an Hour

A Story of an Hour

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Mikaela Fernandez

Storyboard Text

  • Exposition
  • Rising Action
  • Climax
  • I'm free, free, free!
  • Mrs. Mallard has been told that her husband has died in a railroad accident. Josephine, her sister, has to gently break the news knowing she has a heart problem.
  • Falling Action
  • I'm home!
  • Mrs. Mallard flees upstairs and locks herself in her room, she continues to cry and tries to deal with her feelings.
  • Resolution
  • Even though Mrs. Mallard is still grieving she finally realizes that she is free from a marriage where she wasn't completely happy with.
  • Theme
  • Mrs. Mallard comes out of her room and walks down the stairs when she thinks she can now live a happy life. But, just as she's walking down Mr. Mallard comes through the door.
  • Mrs. Mallard collapse and dies of a heart attack. The doctor says she had died of heart disease – of joy that kills.
  • The story shows that marriage, regardless of the good intentions, it can lead to a loss of freedom especially during this time.
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